An agent or remedy which lowers the vital powers.
An herb or substance that lessens or depresses nervous sensation, lowers a functional activity or reduces vital energy by causing the relaxation of muscles, nerves, or tissues. (Ant: Stimulant, Syn: Depresso-motor, Motor- depressant)
Having the effect of decreasing vital activity.
A drug that slows the body's functions.
capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
a chemical agent that diminishes a body function or activity
a chemical agent that diminishes a body function oractivity
a chemical agent that diminishes a bodyfunction or activity
a chemical agent that diminishes the function or activity
an agent that temporarily slows vital body processes
A chemical that slows down the processes of the central nervous system
An agent that diminishes a body function or activity.
A drug or other agent that slows the activity of vital organs of the body. Depressants acting on the central nervous system include general anesthetics, opiates, alcohol, and hypnotics.
an agent, especially a drug, that decreases the rate of vital physiological activities
slows functions of specific organ system.
A substance that reduces a bodily functional activity or an instinctive desire, such as appetite.
Any drug (such as alcohol, barbiturates or tranquilizers) that acts on the central nervous system to produce both euphoria (feeling no pain) and drowsiness.
A substance that causes sedation and drowsiness. Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant.
substance that decreases the activity of the nervous system
An addicting and powerful drug that slows you down. Depressants can come from natural and manmade (synthetic) sources.